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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ALllKKTA. WEDNESDAY, DEC'.KMUKK Lethbridge and District Have Proud Record for Victory Loan; Have Raised Considerable Sum Over Allotment ______i_____ Ihieo weeks of vigorous work, pardonable pride and which the com-, Boimelland Fojler _____..- ...in Aro led In is duA the olflclal wnose fc" i on Saturday, the whole utatf nol tar away, 'worUing Into thi small hours ot tho have the best record in With One Accord They Praise Intense Bomb.rdn.rnt of Ital- ITJ-I T.. Ian Positions IS NOW being tore o'clock the last subscriber been bought di ..-V---------D--------- YUHUIS the Vlctorv loan campaign closed a', mince will arA be eicelleo mld-nlght Saturday, Hccember 1st. The Canada. The total works out'at J'iu Victory loan oltlce had a strenuous i uer head ot population. Oth'--r cme-i, day on Saturday, the whole ulatf nol tar away, claiming to worUing Into thi small hours ot tho have the best record in the number ii___ aiih. I rtf nnH cltv going 60-far Wilson's Inspiring Ad dress to Congress LAST HOPE OF THE PACIFISTS IS GONE! _High-Mmc5ed "rnerican Papers High in Its Praise iati Positions Is Now Being Carried On MASSING TROOPS AND GUNS NOW American and Canadian Air- men Reach Franl to Aid the Italians'', bocis have is due the olflclal ca---------- names appear in Iho statement below. Mr. G. H. Maruocb, Ihe vice-chair- man for the Southern Alberta execu- tive, who was deeply Interested in tuo suocus ot the loan here, u follows: "Dear wish to thank you auo your secrelary and your committee, as have arrived since and It is only -In this campaign, in a. all who served your organ eday lhat Iho committee Is able to this city an average i Uatlon, for; your splendid he atttl mak" a Tomnlcte return I of oaelo They will please operation In-making the Victor} loan mak a complete return. ,h S5 no publish- a success In your district. anfaVa figures have cqil.Ue4 our splendid our city and district, The Lcthbridge leverage. tcribei- right up 10 llllaulgttt. JUSI ue-ias o liny gwerniuei" 'ore 12'OD o'clock the last subscriber! been boughl srl widely anywhere look {SODOM tew belated subscrlu-'In Xorlb America, an they have been tlonn have arrived since and It is only In this campaign, in Icentj, This was aecomplUhed wlUi a mini- being a mum of tuna and 'notoe and a total of 3M8 subscribers." The mum of hard and faithful service maxl- fram district subscribed tho maenifl sum of there total of 8028 subscribers. rural portion ot the dtaliift nubBCrlb- army of canvassers. ed 52G5.100 from 545 individuals, whllol communlly has upheld Us good ea iroiu inia community uyuciu ,13 Ihe population of Hie city furnished record in every enterprise connected tile balance or the splendid sum of wuh the war, demonstrating In no from 2479 applications. On the uncertain'war that the.heart ot onr And we received tho following teli grain from the Ctntr.il Office tn Tor "Our executive commitlee congralu late you most heartily upon Iho tinr how'ing made by your city. H reflect redlt not only upon your splendid or anlzallon but Is a striking tribute t le patriotism of your citlxens." All contributions received throng anks ot the dly have been apportion d among Ihe captains ot Ihe ell earns pro rala according-to Die amoun f subscriptions secured Jiy each team. claims. It adils: "It would be affectation to prelend that this language echoes the declara- tions ot tho Union spokesmen of the nlliance. It Is the voico ot a states- man whose Vision comprehends the world theirs comprehends only -'If'presldent Wilson could have said earlier what he said yesterday and It in Great lii itain, France and Italy, the lesponsibto leaders had made his lang- uage their own, Itussia might ilay driving Iho enemies from 1.-- H may be too late to convince H'usslo of tho identity of- niin of .her- self and the allied 'democracies, but I' must iiol be loo late for Ibose demo- cracies (o learn-from Iheir grealesl representative how democracies r.houid comport themselves in war and how'they should atlata peace. "In" the light ot President'Wllsoli's riiccch a, slatemenl that will mean ths wiplnx oft tho slato of much, lhat -should nayer have' been' wrllton on it is iniiie'fRl1''11-') There is no kinship botwefii the spirit of yesterday's 'speech''and'Ibe spirit of-knockblows or economic warfare.or after the war :o.are' calibre guns. The first violent eruption began early last night. There was a lull to- ward midnight and then it was re- sumed with added Intensity at three o'clock -tils morning, lasting nine. Heavy shells were rained on Ihe whole range of Italian positions and were concentrated particularly on the locations supposed to Shield Italian batterles. Tiio violence ot the artillery adtlon left h'tllc doubt that It was a prelude boycotts.' SliLLCBil tones ihHhs pfes'ldent's' address, add- V" "Ther e'are'no: anihlgous. which militarists may feed ihe Ions of their.dupes, no hints of com. jiroraisa anil-no suggestion -of ing or doubt to raise the spirits of Ihe 'pacifist.- this slralghlfonvard and logichl statement of America's, war aims the last hor.e ol tbe pacltisW must founder." Tho Times reiterates liiat formerly it expressed dissent with President Wilson's distinctions between the Gerrnni: people .and their .ruler and says it canvno more distinguish i be- tween them' than Ihe president can distinguish between Uermony and believing them wlllj I ing acrompllces 'ot Iheir ruler. The editorial of Iho Daily Chronicle is mainly a paraphrase of tho speech In a sympathetic tone and without a o infantry advance In force, whereby ilarshal' Conrad Von Hotezen- dorf, who Is directing ths Austrian orces in tbis hopes to realize sis project of preisln'g down tho AK- tico valley leading to Vlcenra and the open plain. Tho latest reports show that the Intense bombardment Tho indications are that this Is something ;nore than a demonstration or feint, and signals a and strong often- sire. Mixing Troeptr Italian Army in Xor- Ihern Italy, Dec. of men and' guns been' massed by Asiago sefctlonf. reacting here todar, and FMomption Ol'tll9 Tnfl ports SB. plorinr diTitloM :ot troops, With the French Anny tn ItBly, Dec, Ihe Awociated Among the troopnand nnlls that have arrived' In Italy with Ihe British and London, Dec. controversy over Lord Lansdowne's letter rreueh grotrp o avialom, who are tapallenlly -waiting lo get Into netlpn." The British have sent a.lsrge conflneent of fliers, half of are young .Canadians and Americans who bwn doing scont work in Wanders and northern France. Tha squadron, .wtilch eipecls b be given work at soon, Is proving quite definite expression o! opinion, The Dally Graphic says: ing the re-statement of the allies' ontinuea. The point Is made the Vlanehester Guardian lhat "tho infamy and harm that cgmes lo the country rom letter will come not rom the leller itself but from the wild misrepresentations-of its terms and purposes and deductions based on hese." There Is a great body ot unionist opinion which refuses to consider the war from any point of view other than that of-smashlng tho in Lloyd George's'phrase, ol a- knockout "--T "It takes no of making this process easier By. limiting our objec- tire.in the war to the most moder- ate which we and can agrea among ourselves as being' hecesEary or by disabusing tho minds .of eneun peoples of U.ie gross'deluslons fostered in them by the'rulers, as to the fati which -we design for them' in the.even' of our victory. That ia one 'way o. lookbg at the war and Its Issue. An other Is to converse on the one bam on restricting 'our general alms lo those which are essential tor deprlv charge of the campaign1 was composed of the following gantlemc-n: J. Home, P. Lund, C- A.' Cottereil, B. B. Wilson, A. M. Grace, R. V. Gibbons, S. S. Dun- baih, Geo. B. Goo. W. Green, H. Macbeth, Capt. E, C. McKenzle, Alex. Johnston, J. Livingstone, H. W. Crawford, H. Barrowman, K. Ar. Stoltzo, A. Selves', V. Colpnian, J. B. Dellart. S.. J. Shepherd, chairman; A. McCor vie, secretary. Able nsslslance was also given lh evening's meeting and the chagrin o .lie union supporters over the tallur of tho allow speake In rebuttal to Mr. Wo'olf assures picked hoixo.at Magralh on Thurs day. v..ij ceoted.' Mr. Weir is being advertised cd to hear you say you Ihlnk tho tHy .secOTd ot ihe U. Is clean, _ but the executive of the N.P.U Mayor don't knoiv that fo taking sffepe lo repu- Ihere aro len such women In the lown' tonight. When wo had 22 policemen i on duly hero forly women were found "ccepted Iho invi- In two weeks by a privato Ihe local Oroat War Velerans notiini i t? on tbe platform at Ihe Ma- men The moral condition of the city I have talked it ovcr'wllh mont of a separaln clilcf o( pollco (Hid Ilils clly. the Increase ol Ihe pollou force In or- different-bodies. 1 have talked Hoyef tbO increase Ot Hie poiiro lurcu in or- .uiriuieiu-umtiufl. i niiiv taiivcu IIUTW, rler' that the city might bo cleaned; wllh Ihe 1 invite any man WEATT1ER up. j., E. Ixjvcflnft at the end of i or woman in the'clly lo romo ard Mayor Hardle'J addrass rose and over wllh liio al my ofilce If the> inlgh ed: "WHai excuse fiavo you lo'offer _, for the-moral condition .oMHo dly? OK FASI I i SMALL INTERRUPTION Monlreal, Dec. plaio jlas doer.of the ccnlral coinmlUce room c 0. H. Cahan, K.C., Unionist carididai in on Noire Dame stree was broken by a yoiras fellow. Us night whUo Mr.' Cahan was giving a address. it was only an In cldent and tha candidate not i Mtmrted any. imatnnces lhat rioond-.l-y he' former stateuiehl: {Nf.fertheIess, ishlng to do a friendly' service, ami aking Into account Ihe proportionate ercenlage an.I so forlh, we agree to ivc np U-n per cchl. ,ot rrar.2S'y7r enl. if tho powers ate China on the conditions "PTODOS- d by Japan." Situation Unique 'Dec. Situation His Attack on Hon. T. A. Crerar Calgary, Dec. action vot "Far- mer Jim" Weir, MiL.A., from Nanlon.V and one of spokesmen ot the Non-Partisan League, in attacking, T. A. Crerar, member of the Union cabinet and president ot the Grain Growers' association, has brought about strong criticism of Mr. Weir on o the Petrograd correspondent.of the ent inslsls lhat ftlissia will' right erself It generously ..allowed the he- cssary latitude by th'e'pozz.leA allies, subject had been discussed among and next spring it will pulneV armies the only three members ot the execu- n Iho Held lo fight'Hie fnvader wllh who could be reached, namelf, he success lhat marked -the -Russian j. w. Wilford, of-Slavely; M. B. Sly, efforts earlier In war. 'In fho adds, "the jltuatlon is curious. drce.-wlilch .is above d beyond all 7ia conlending pulling: tho spokes into tho wheels'of all of them." Tho correspondent clles ;lhe varlons Inle'rterenco wilh ihe-adminlsfrtHon without, however, gesllon. if Strathmore and J. C. Buckley, llelcnen. The official was rellcenl ils 6 the outcome of' the dlscuasloA but Inter- Paris, The" 'offloiil sam- ry of Ihe tli'e. lied ,war, conference" hraft Vwe French goternm ea t -nictides: ;f pi lowing under the MocUde.'sec'.ton: ijrnkiigeSaient between the .Sjrlt zerland surnriiiiea -cwiterdicc was The United Slates will ap- point delegate to' tike part' in tho deliberations ot the permanent inlcr- national crmtlngenls' coramltlee and in thews 6f t was learned 'that the concensus of opinion was IKal' Mr. Welr, does not represent Iho Non-Partisan League in ilj attitude toward Mr. Crerar, but M speaking solely ns n private individual. Doesn't represent League The Mother members of the League conid not be reached. They are 8. T. Marshall, of Claresholm; E. B. Spirks, of Jenner; H. A. Mcdlennfng.'of Fish' bum; Hi W. of Alderioa, Wilson, of Barons. "I (to not that a single mom- ber ot tho executive knew of Mr. Weir's trip down to. said the official of the League, dlscuMlns Ihe subject of them wight Mr. Weir's aUllUde on the' All- ied, and some might not, out-He did 'not represent the tn the action he has Uken." it Is reported thai .a of the oxM'jiiye ot the tfftlted orgailutlon, of which Mr. Weir h ond Tlce-presldenl, will be carted MOD in Calgary, al which MV. "Weir wJIJ given to uadersUnd that his acttoa It drstasletui to to i ;